Deputy chief of party

Chemonics, Ukraine

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th July, 2020

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded Furthering Health System Reforms in Ukraine (FHSR) activity. The primary purpose of this project is to support the ongoing efforts of the government of Ukraine and its civil society partners to achieve a transparent, accountable, and effective health care system that is capable of meeting the health needs of the Ukrainian people. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support chief of party to ensure effective technical integration and collaboration across all project components related to health sector reform
  • Support activity strategic planning, performance management, and communications, including timely preparation of the annual implementation plan
  • Lead work planning in line with candidate’s area of expertise
  • Ensure high standards for technical assistance and support to activity stakeholders
  • Supervise and develop staff and consultants to achieve expected results
  • Maintain productive partnerships with USAID, key stakeholders, civil society, the private sector, the general public, and other donors
  • Ensure compliance with USAID, U.S. government, and Ukrainian government laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Serve as acting chief of party when the chief of party is unavailable


  • Advanced degree in public health, health policy, health economics, or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum six years of experience implementing activities addressing health system reform issues, with a minimum of two years of experience managing and providing technical assistance in a key area of health reform
  • Prior experience in working with international donors in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union
  • Record of progressively responsible managerial experience for a complex portfolio that includes activities related to health reform
  • A demonstrated record of building and managing a strong team
  • Proven ability to establish strong working relationships with officials at all relevant levels of host-country governments as well as other key stakeholders
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, including oral presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in Ukrainian and/or Russian preferred.


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